Subject: Re: Incorporating OpenBSD's nc [was Re: Proposal for new utility in base: bin/nc]
To: Eric Gillespie, Jr. <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: None <email@example.com>
Date: 10/17/2001 11:35:45
> > nc is maintained somewhere in openbsd tree too, so you
> > will want to coordinate with them.
>I've taken a look at this, and it's much better than my
>implementation. If NetBSD were to ship an nc in base, it should
>be OpenBSD's. They put it in /usr/bin, which is better than
>nothing, though i'd still rather have it in /bin.
another approach would be to make a pkgsrc directory for nc,
based on openbsd code. i'm not sure if it should be in the base.
also, once it goes into the base, we will have code synchronization
issues with openbsd side.